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Rooftop TV: Charity Film Awards special

The home of good news worth shouting about, The Rooftop, has launched a new weekly broadcast series called Rooftop TV.

Featuring a roundup of the week’s top good news stories, the broadcasts shine a spotlight on the issues that matter and the campaigns that are making a positive difference to people’s lives.

In this week’s episode, The Rooftop’s Tom York and Simon Francis catch up with Madeleine Johnson, Campaign Director of the Charity Film Awards to find out about the films that won big at last week’s virtual Awards ceremony.

Also in the episode – we take a look at how local charities and community groups in Dumfries & Galloway are using emergency Coronavirus funding to increase the support they provide to the most affected and vulnerable people in society.

Tom and Simon also talk about how construction workers are being offered free wellbeing workshops by an industry-led charity to help tackle rising levels of stress and anxiety during the COVID-19 lockdown.

New Rooftop TV episodes air every Friday lunchtime on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram TV.

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Organisations featured in this episode, include: Charity Film Awards, Carers UK, British Film Institute, Scottish Environment LINK, Foundation Scotland, National Emergencies Trust, The Lighthouse Club, Construction Industry Solutions (COINS), and The Furniture Project Stranraer.

The Charity Film Awards is backed by The Rooftop and social enterprise Campaign Collective.

The Rooftop is the home of good news worth shouting about.

It is funded by social enterprise Campaign Collective.

Member of Campaign Collective, Social Media Editor of The Rooftop, and Rooftop TV host. Passionate campaigner for LGBTQI+ rights and mental health issues.